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Hymn (there wasnt a hymn option in the form list) CM (common meter, 8,6) dedicated to my grandfather who used to teach Sunday School. Your Awesome Splendor, Mighty Lord, sustains all time and place. Let us devout with cherubs sing: "Behold! Your Wondrous Face!" Announce to us Your Shakeless Love that sin cannot erase. Let he that's wronged and needs You still behold Your Wondrous Face! Please, hearken with each prayer, or cry with fingers interlaced. Let all, throughout the world that stings, behold Your Wondrous Face! You made us all in Likeness-fair with Your Resplendant Grace. Let those in doubt the Angels bring. Behold your wondrous face. September 3, 2017

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Date: 9/4/2017 4:44:00 PM
Behold your wondrous face. I take this here to mean to find out what you can do. Trust God with anything. Of course, no person can behold the face of God if we take this literary. Good poem. It has poetry in it. You did well with this take. Thanks, Luis Estable
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Jack Webster
Date: 9/4/2017 5:11:00 PM
though if one is devoted to the page and the contemplative route, there are no mistakes in any of last lines in the stanzas regarding capitalization, and the choices are purposeful.
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Jack Webster
Date: 9/4/2017 5:05:00 PM
though each is free to interpret as they wish, the intended meaning may be better understood if recited aloud, or recorded and listened to without looking at the page. it's not intended to be a riddle per se, though in truth all poems are riddles in essence - some with answers, some with thoughts, some with feelings. this poem could be entered through contemplation, but this would invite preconceived notions. it might be simpler to simply experience the poem, allowing oneself to be whatever comes after the word "Let".